MacBook repair – your questions answered…

MacBooks used to almost always be economically repairable but that has changed unfortunately. On 2012 and earlier models that don’t have Retina screens, most things can still be fixed but the later Retina models are a different story. The screen became part of the lid and the keyboard, trackpad, and battery became one part. As … Read more

iMac Hard Drive Replacement

iMac hard drive

iMac hard drive failure and replacementA really common problem on iMacs unfortunately as a large amount of heat is generated inside that nice sleek aluminium housing. This heat is a big enemy of hard drives and will cause earlier failure than is normal. The situation is not helped by ingress of dust into the extensive … Read more

Back up your Mac with Time Machine

Apple Mac backup

Probably one of the most beneficial and useful applications that comes bundled with your Mac, but the least utilised. Time Machine is a brilliant tool, you just need to use it. Imagine if you could go back in time to just a little bit before you accidentally deleted a file. Imagine if your hard drive … Read more

Orwell Computers is now on the road

Ipswich base of Orwell Computers

Update – 1 January 2019 I am now working on the road to repair Macs in homes and offices in the Ipswich, Felixstowe, and Woodbridge areas. If you prefer, you can still book an appointment to meet me at Basepoint Business Centre, The Havens, Ransomes Europark Ipswich.This is by appointment only as I don’t have … Read more